Waterside playground
Waterside Playground detail
Waterside Campfire
Waterside Hall
Waterside Hall
Waterside Kitchen

Waterside Venue Hire


What makes our venue so special?

Welcome to Waterside! We are located next to a glimmering tranquil part of the Regent’s Canal on the eastern edge of Islington. Our bespoke, fully-accessible building includes a spacious, bright main hall, an art room, quiet room, kitchen and toilets.

Waterside is an ideal venue to hold your event, whether it’s a training day, band practice, community meeting, workshop, fitness class or children’s party.

Contact us for more information or to request a booking.


How to find us

Address: 50 Dame Street N1 7FR
Where is it: In the south east of the borough off Essex Road
Nearest tube: Angel
Nearest bus: 38, 56, 73

Perfect for

  •   Meetings
  •   Conferences
  •   Weddings, receptions
  •   Film, photography location
  •   Award ceremonies
  •   Fashion shows
  •   Festivals
  •   Charity, Christmas and corporate dinners
  •   Fitness classes
  •   Parties


  •   Wifi
  •   Toilets
  •   Catering

We offer a wide selection of catering menus and refreshments. Details of which can be provided upon request.

Equipment hire

All equipment is £10 a day per item listed

  •   Digital projector and speakers
  •   Projection screen
  •   Flipchart and pens
  •   Music system
  •   Interactive whiteboards
  •   TV and DVD player

  Tables and chairs are provided for free with venue hire.


Waterside welcomes guide dogs at the venue and we have a number of portable induction loops that can be transferred between spaces. There are no steps and the building is on one level. For dropping off in vehicles, there is space on a public walkway directly outside our main gate with five metres to the main entrance. For further information on venue accessibility please get in touch.

Spaces, capacity and pricing

  • Council departments, charities and community groups receive 10% discount.
  • Block bookings of six or more hires are eligible for an additional 10% discount.
  • Bookings are for a minimum of two hours.
Main hall & kitchen 
Capacity: 35 guests
Price: £40 per hour
Outside play area
Capacity: 80+
Price: £45 per hour

The entire venue can be hired for £70 per hour.

“The event was a great success, thank you. We had a lovely evening!”


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